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Village of Coalhurst - 1920-1930

Our Treasured Heritage-
A History of Coalhurst and District - Page 12-16
January 4th, 1913 to December lst, 1936
- Records of the Dept. of Municipal Affairs, Edmonton
- Supplied by the Provincial Archives, Edmonton
- Edited by Edward Ferguson, L.G.A., Administrator

1920

Reeve James Isidore McDermott (official Reeve), No councillors. Secretary-Treasurer: A. F. Cunning, J. J. Cash.

Aug. 30/1920 - J. J. Cash to Department of Municipal Affairs to inform the department that Mr. A. F. Cunning had resigned and the Official Reeve had appointed Mr. J. J. Cash as Secretary Treasurer.

1921

Reeve: James Isidore McDermott (official Reeve). No councillors. Secretary-Treasurer: J. J. Cash.

Feb. 25/1921 - J. J. Cash, Secretary-Treasurer to the Department of Municipal Affairs.

1922

Reeve: R. J. Gammon.

1923

Reeve: R. T. Percival. Secretary-Treasurer: George Watson.

May 26/1923 - George Watson, Secretary-Treasurer to Deputy Minister of Municipal Affairs. Coalhurst, Alberta

May 26/23. Deputy Minister of Municipal Affairs, Edmonton, Alberta,

Dear Sir: The Village Council of Coalhurst have instructed me to write you re the procuring the exact boundaries of the Village of Coalhurst. At present we have not a map showing the exact boundaries. George Watson, Sec. Treas. of Village of Coalhurst

Edmonton June 2nd, 1923

Sir:

As requested in your letter of the 26th ult., the boundaries of the village of Coalhurst are as follows: Legal Subdivision Five (5) Six (6) Seven(7) and Eight (8) in Section Twenty-0ne; South West Quarter of Section Twenty-two (22) and the West half of Legal of Legal Subdivision Twelve (12) in Section Twenty-two (22) all in Township Nine (9) Range Twenty-two (22) West of the Fourth Meridian. I am also enclosing copy of the Domestic Animals Act 1923. Your Obedient servant, deputy Minister, per
Encl.
RE.
George Watson, Esq.,
Sec. Treas.Village of Coalhurst

1924

Reeve: P. M. Percival. Secretary-Treasurer: George Watson.
Board of Public Utility Commissioners
Order No. 3498
File No. 3331
Monday, The Twenty-Eighth Day Of September,
A.D. 1925.
Before:
The Board of Public Utility Commissioners for the
Province of Alberta.
In the matter of "The Public Utilities Act, 1923

And in the matter of an application by the Village of Coalhurst for the withdrawal of certain parcels of land from the Village of Coalhurst.

Upon the application of the Village of Coalhurst for the withdrawal of parcels of land from the said Village; upon reading the consent of James Isadore McDermott and of the Netherlands Investment Company of Canada, Limited, and upon reading the other material filed: It Is Ordered that the following parcels of land be separated from the Village of Coalhurst, in accordance with the provisions of Part VI of "The Public Utilities Act, 1923":

Firstly: The south-west quarter of Section Twenty-two (22) in Township Nine (9), Range Twenty-two (22), west of the Fourth Meridian, in the Province of Alberta, containing one hundred and sixty (160) acres, more or less, excepting thereout, firstly, seven and fifty-eight hundredths (7.58) acres more or less, being that portion comprised within a plan of record in the Land Titles Office for the South Alberta Land Registration District as Coalhurst 7420 A.L. and secondly, seventeen and three-tenths (17.3) acres, more or less being that portion comprised within a plan of record in the said Land Titles Office as Hamburg 355 A.I.

The land herein comprised containing one hundred and thirty-five and twelve hundredths (135.12) acres, more or less.

Secondly:That portion of the west half of Legal subdivision Twelve (12), of Section Twenty-two (22) in Township Nine (9). Range Twenty-two (22), west of the Fourth Meridian, in the Province of Alberta, which lies northerly of the northerly limit of Second Avenue as said Avenue is shown on a plan of record in the Land Titles Office for the South Alberta Land Registration District as Wigan 6812 A.E.

The land herein comprised containing ten and ninety-two hundredths (10.92) acres, more or less. Board of Public
Utility Commissioners,
Certified a true copy, G. A. Thibault, Secretary.
(Signed) A. A. Carpenter, Chairman

1925

Reeve: P. M. Percival. Secretary-Treasurer:
A. E Cunning.

Nov. 18/1925 - Assistant Deputy Minister to George A.
Walker, Solicitor Canadian Pacific Railway Co., Calgary,
Alberta

10963

Edmonton, November 18th, 1925.
Sir:
Iam in receipt of your letter of the 17th inst. and give below the estimated population of the Village of Coalhurst for the past five years. This information is given in the Annual Financial Statements of the Village and is also included in the Annual Reports of the Department.
Year - Estimated Population 1924 - 1300
1923 - 1200
1922 - 1200
1921 - 1200
1920 - 1200
Your Obedient servant
Assistant Deputy Minister
George A Walker, Esq.,
Solicitor, canadian Pacific Railway Co.,
Calgary, Alta.

1926

Reeve: P. M. Percival. Secretary-Treasurer:
Joseph Morrisey.

1927

Reeve: P. M. Percival. Secretary-Treasurer:
Joseph Morrisey.

Aug. 3/1927 - Municipal Inspector's Report: Secretary- Treasurer, Joseph Morrisy; Reeve, P. H. Percival; Bank, Standard Bank; Bank Loans, nil; Cash on Hand, $4.95. Municipality does not own office. Remarks: Secretary not
at home.

1928

Mayor: P. M. Percival. Secretary-Treasurer: Joseph
Morrisey. Auditor: D. A. Smith.

Sept. 14/1928 - Municipal Inspector's Report: Mayor: P. H. Percival, Auditor: D. A. Smith, Secretary- Treasurer: Jos. Morrisey, Assessment, Buildings and Improvements: $108,875.00, Discount: 10% 30 days from notice, Bankers: Standard Bank of Canada, Debenture Debt: nil, Bank Loans: nil, Cash on Hand: $6.39, Liabilities: fire hose $75.00, widows allowance $1,037. 00, sanatorium $862.50, 1927 Levy $640.35, Collections $715.37, Arrears $107.53,
1928 Levy $2,070.51.

1929

Mayor: D. H. Ouigley. Secretary-Treasurer: Joseph
Morrisey. Auditor: D. A. Smith.

Aug. 7/1929 - Municipal Inspector's Report: Secretary Treasurer, Jos. Morrisey, Annual Salary: $240.00, Mayor: D. H. Quigley, Auditor: D. A. Smith, Municipal Rate: 19 mills, Supplementary: 2 mills, Business By-law is flat rate of $10.00 (not according to Village Act), Land Assessment: $37,776, Buildings and Improvements: $121,005 (2/3 of value), Bankers: Commerce, Coalhurst, Books well kept up-to-date.

1930

Mayor: Dominic Sobara. Councilor: Tony Pavan. Secretary-Treasurer:Joseph Morrisey. Auditor: D. A. Smith.

Feb. 4/1930 - Letter Joseph Morrisey, Secretary Treasurer to Minister of Municipal Affairs.

Feb. 4/1930 - Letter, Tony Pavan to Minister of Municipal Affairs.

Feb. 6/1930 - Assistant Deputy Minister to Joseph Morrisey, Secretary Treasurer.

Feb. 7/1930 - Joseph Morrisey, Secretary Treasurer to Deputy Minister.

Feb. 8/1930 - Assistant Deputy Minister to Tony Pavan.

May 15/1930 - Tony Pavan to Minister Municipal Affairs.

Sept. 29/1930 - Municipal Inspector's Report.

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